September 7, 2016

Colloquium on sedentary behaviour in Paris

The French National Observatory of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour (ONAPS) will be hosting a colloquium on sedentary behaviour in Paris on October 12, 2016.  Speakers include […]
September 6, 2016

Systematic Review of Childhood Sedentary Behavior Questionnaires: What do We Know and What is Next?

A new systematic review in Sports Medicine has been published on sedentary behaviour questionnaires for children. A brief author summary is found below. A full copy of the […]
August 24, 2016

Funded PhD Opportunity in Perth, Australia

The below job posting is from Professor Leon Straker in Perth, Australia.  For more information, please contact Professor Straker directly. LL-Today (Live Lighter Tailored Online Diet […]
June 17, 2016

Canada releases world's first 24-hour movement behaviour guidelines

On June 26 Canada released the Canadian 24 Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth.  These guidelines call for at least 60 minutes per day of […]
June 6, 2016

New meta-analysis: the prospective relationship between childhood sedentary behaviour and biomedical health indicators

A new paper by van Ekris et al. examines the relationship between childhood sedentary behaviour and health indicators later in life.  From the abstract: Evidence for adverse health […]
May 17, 2016

New paper: why are kids failing to meet sedentary behaviour guidelines?

  In May 2014, representatives from 15 countries gathered in Toronto, Canada, for the Global Summit on Physical Activity of Children. Experts reviewed available information and […]
May 5, 2016

Research Fellow Position at Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University is currently hiring a Research Fellow to work in the area of physical activity and sedentary behaviour. From the website: The School of […]
March 28, 2016

New Paper: Prevalence and Correlates of Sitting in Europeans

From the journal PLOS ONE: Objective Sedentary behaviour is increasingly recognized as an important health risk, but comparable data across Europe are scarce. The objective of […]
March 18, 2016

Workplace interventions for reducing sitting at work

An updated Cochrane Review has examined the impact of workplace interventions to reduce sitting.  From the plain language summary, available via the Cochrane Library. Why is the […]